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CBS
Jul 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
comptroller and city council president were the two no votes. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a baltimore city firefighter is arrested during an fbi raid. 29 jamar simmons and 33-year-old frankling coit ran the operation inside a warehouse in west baltimore. simmons is a retired baltimore city -- excuse me, a baltimore city firefighter with 12 years on the force. they are both facing gun and prostitution charges. >>> the city police department is making head lines after baltimore's police union calls for an over hall of the department. it calls the crime management strategy out dated and it's proposing changes. it says it will boost officer moral and reduce crime. among the union proposals is a recommendation that more officers be directed onto patrol units which respond to 911 calls. the mayor says the suggestions will be reviewed. >>> a retired principal is found murdered in florida. two people are charged with his death. ron matsz is in the news room -- matz is in the news room with more. >> reporter: 76-year-old william norman was the first principal of chesapeake high school and spen
CBS
Jul 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
with more than 13,000 homes without it. there are seven thousand customers out in baltimore city and more than 1,000 in howard county and also ann arundel county. wjz 13 is always on for you with the latest first warning weather forecast and you live look at the radar when you need to, go to wjz.com. >>> the economy did add more jobs but not as many as was hoped or enough to make a dent in the unemployment rate. mrosz -- >> employers continued hiring in june but slowly. the economy added 80,000 new jobs, less than unexpected. the over all unemployment rate remained at 8.2%. diane was laid off from the theater industry and went on more than 100 interviews. >> when you're doing everything right and still not getting a job it makes you more fruted. you fish -- frustrated. you wish you knew there was something you could change. >> the economy has gained an average of 150,000 jobs a month. that's down from last year and a sign the labor market is using seam. >> manufacturing added 11,000, the 9th straight month of gains. health care and financial services increased hiring. president obama
CBS
Jul 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, another 70,000 in baltimore city. in ann arundel county about 41,000 customers. all 230,000 are still waiting on crews to restore their power. some of the best views are from sky chopper 13. captain long, what do you see out there? >> reporter: what we're looking at here just south of towson is a sizable tree that's fallen and not been removed. we saw a couple cars driving down the road. even though there's been some good damage and tangled phone lines the traffic is getting by. it's typical of what we've been seeing. most of the clean up is well underway. roads are looking good. we went all the way down to ann arundel county. reporting live, i'm cam tin -- captain jeff long. >>> tim williams and bernadette woods have a lot more. were going to start with bernadette. >> good afternoon. we're going to start out with that loop from the storms that made their way through. this is a very strong line of thunderstorms, as we all well know. wind gusts over 70 miles per hour. that's equivalent to hurricane force winds. as it continued to the eastern shore, still a lot of problems, but it
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
effect for all those orange shaded counties, including baltimore city that just went into effect at noon, stays with us until 8 p.m. on the shore where you see the red colors that's an excessive heat warning that goes into effect on saturday. we're expecting these temperatures to continue to rise. for more we sent it to marty bass. >> reporter: good afternoon. i want to show you a graphic that -- just to be honest all the cards face up on the table i think we're being conservative in our heat index numbers. i'm going to give you a for example. today we're talking about 98 with a heat index of 103. well, we're at 94 now with the heat index of 101. we're looking at 5 to 7 degrees bump up in the feel of the moment. so the 103 and 103 today and tomorrow at 98 may be too low. what if we have to put a 7 degree on saturday's 103, 110 heat index. sunday 95 with still 100 to maybe 102 heat index. right there we're showing you the low ended. the high end -- the low end. the high end could be significantly more uncomfortable. we get into another difficulty. how are the power grids going to han
CBS
Jul 20, 2012 12:00pm EDT
this is wjz-tv, wjz-hd and wjz.com, baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now is complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> colorado massacre. 13 people killed inside a movie theater. new information on the alleged gunman. hello again, i'm jessica kartalija and here's what people are talking about today. the breaking news we've been following all morning long, over a dozen people confirmed dead, 13 more wounded in a movie theater massacre. we go live now to michelle griego. >> reporter: many are struggling to figure out what happened and why. cell phone video captured the gunman of the midnight video of the new batman movie, a child in a batman costume were one of many who escaped the carnage. >> i thought it was the stunt of the movie. >> reporter: he was in the second row when the attack started. >> i felt the cap from the bullet my leg. >> from the ceiling, he pointed it straight to my face literally three feet away from me. so i curled into a ball and waited for him to go upstairs. >> reporter: he told police his apartment husband booby t
CBS
Jul 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
those are in baltimore city and baltimore county. >> finally relief from the heat after more than a week of sweltering temperatures that killed at least 13 people in maryland and more than 45 nationwide. it buckled train tracks and roads, softened pavement. there could be more deaths as final numbers are tallied and official reports come in from the medical examiner. more than 700,000 people were left without power last week. more storms over night knocked out power again to hundreds of bge just finished restoration efforts. the utility will file a report which regulates within three weeks about their response. they will hold hearings on whether it was appropriate. many won't forget the hot temperatures. >> i'm glad there's air-conditioning. >> a lot of people are sick of it and want it over. >> it is for now. >> reporter: there's continuing construction work underway on u.s. 50 in prince georgia's county. that's where the road buckled. a 50 by 40 feet stretch. we will continue to keep an eye on the power numbers and also on the death toll from the heat wave. reporting live, mike hellgre
CBS
Jul 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
baltimore city man is behind bars charged with first degree murder. police say 20-year-old mark brown was driving with phillip weather ford in hartford county yesterday when they got into an argument. they say that's when brown stabbed weather ford who later died. he owns a funeral home in baltimore city. >>> the shooting in aurora, colorado is sparking a national debate on gun control just as a major court ruling could put thousands more weapons in the hands of marylanders. a federal judge has lifted a stay on his ruling that maryland's gun permit is unconstitutional. that means in two weeks marylanders will be able to carry handguns without having to show a good and substantial reason. >>> the first funeral following the theater shootings will be held in colorado today. this comes as this community dealing with a horrific act of -- random act of violence. ron matz is live with more. >> reporter: the first funeral for one wofr the victims will be -- for one of the victims will be held later today. this comes as colorado see firearms sale go through the roof. there's been a 40%
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
murder. >>> the baltimore city fire department is changing its social media guidelines. gigi barnett is in the news room with the details. >> reporter: the city fire department says it's taking a second look at its rules on social media. fire department leaders say they may change their rules on what comments firefighters can post on social media sites. the move coming after firefighters post information on websites like twitter. some firefighters say the new poll sis could speak their rights to speak their right. the city police force is working on its policy as well. >> some of the complaints posted on twitter include the city's decision to close three fire companies. >>> a victory for baltimore. wells fargo will pay millions of the city. baltimore sued wells fargo assuming sub prime lending practices. wells fargo agreed to pay $175 million to eight cities and states, including baltimore getting $7.5 million. the settlement also gives restitution to city redents. >>> the secret service is investigating a report that a police officer made threatening comments towards michell
CBS
Jul 31, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. >>> had is wjztv and wjz.com. baltimore. >> from the cities, the countys to your neighborhood. now, it is complete coverage. it is wjz. maryland's news station. >>> getting bigger. a sinkhole downtown widens. >> how it is effecting businesses and residences. >> i am jessica kartalija. >> i am don scott. >> here is what people are talking . >> it could take nine days to stabilize that sinkhole that is effecting businesses and homes on east monument street. we break down the growing problem and what is done to fix it? good afternoon, mike. >> reporter: good afternoon, jessica. adafternoon, everybody. it looks significantly different. there is more heavy equipment here. some of the damage is so bad people could temporarily lose water. a big sinkhole is getting bigger. it opened last week shutting down monument street near john hopkins hospital. the cause is a cult vet that collapsed. public works officials are concerned that sanitation collection lines may have been compromised. water was suspended to some buildings in the block of east monument street. >> this is the aging infra
CBS
Jul 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
homes are still without electricity and another 47,000 out in baltimore city and about 30,000 customers still do not have customers. in all 159,000 crews are waiting for power to be restored. our complete coverage continues with jeff long live in our chopper in baltimore county. how's it look? >> reporter: well, it looks like we have a lot of crews working down here. this is in the idolwood community and just in this neighborhood alone we've seen about five different crews working to repair the damaged lines and a lot of tree damage in this area. this is one of the areas that has one of the larger concentrations of power outages. we'll stick around to see what happens. reporting live, i'm captain jeff long. >> thank you. utility companies are struggling to get the lights and air conditioning back on for hundreds of thousands from the midwest to mid-atlantic. for some it's taking too long. danielle has the latest from hard hit arlington, virginia. >> reporter: there is growing frustration over how quickly utility companies are restoring electricity in washington d.c. and its su
CBS
Jul 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
>>> this is wjz tv. baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now is complete coverage. maryland's news station. >>> hundreds are being evacuated from piddles. >>> live at crews move into the area. >>> i am don scotts and i am jessica kartalija. >>> we have breaking news right now. a big break in a major gas main in locus point. hundreds of people have had to leave. we are over the scene. but first, alex is on the ground. >> reporter: well, done, what started--well, don, what started as a construction job is now a major evacuation here. a number of houses have been evacuated and a number of businesses. the largest business is under armor. the people were confused and some didn't know why they were leaving. now, it is not clear how big of a line was puntured her. but, gas can enter buildings and build up, the first responders have gone indoors with monitors to find the problems. so right now they say they have found no indications of build up of gas but the line is still spewing out something. some air pressure is being heard here. it maybe a couple of hours bef
CBS
Jul 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in baltimore, 105 in elkin, 106 ocean city. this is a very hot, very uncomfortable day. take a look at this graphic. this is a stretch of days but definitely the peak. the record today is 102, we're going to be close to that. we're going for a high of 101. that's not the only thing we're going to be dealing with today. the chance for some severe weather. for more on that we send it out to tim. >> reporter: the dew points are high, the moisture is high. we have a lot of fuel in the atmosphere for any thunderstorms that may fire up through the afternoon. let's take a look. radar show s that we have a front that's to our north that's going to be pushing into this region. that's the trigger for the storms. add that to the fuel that's already in place, these dew points and the heat and we can have some very strong thunderstorms firing up through the afternoon. the storm prediction center out of nor man, oklahoma has issued a slight risk area for us, expect for the lower eastern shore, the entire state is going to be under a slight risk for severe thunderstorm. gusty winds and strong down
CBS
Jul 19, 2012 12:00pm EDT
will have their say on the issue on the november ballot. >>> under armor honors a baltimore city schoolteacher for redefining what it means to be a female athlete. kaitlyn lodis is one of four winners. she trained girls for 10 weeks until they could run 1 million and tracked all of their progress online. she now gets an underarmor sponsorship deal that includes training and athletic gear. >>> syria's president disappears as the un getting ready to vote to end the violence there. where he may have gone. >> let's hear it for the girls, actresses dominate this year's emmy dominations. >> tim williams will be back with your updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt. juicy steak, crispy bacon, and melted cheese with creamy santa fe caesar. or try adding egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt -- a favorito for breakfast but muy bueno any time of day. get to your local subway and claim your steak today -- with new santa fe steak melts. subway. eat fre
CBS
Jul 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
baltimore city fire chief. the board of estimates approved a new contract that i want cludz a raise -- that includes a raise of 18% by 2018. the raise caused an uproar in the union. today the chief said if firefighters do not get their raise he will donate his to the city department's fire foundation. >>> a surprise sentencing for a woman in federal court this morning. the feds say she injected a potentially dangerous form of silicone into the butt of several clients. mike hellgren is live. >> reporter: good afternoon. kim ber berly it -- kimberly smedly faces a lot of jail time. the key witness turned on the prosecution. >> one of kimberly's supports told reporters to go home as she left the courthouse for what was supposed to be a quick sentencing hearing. she pleaded guilty earlier this year for her role in what federal prosecutors say was an operation injecting the butt of women with central grade silicone. >> you can't inject it into somebody's body. >> the sentencing went array when prosecutors called her exboyfriend to testify for them. they already secured a plea deal with them him
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 12:00pm EDT
declines of 200 points this year, including its worst a 274 drop on june 1st. >>> this noon baltimore city police are waiting for an tops autopsy. derek valcourt has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: police do not know exactly what happened here. in fact, they are not certain how long this woman had been dead. >> saturday night just before 7:00 police were called to this apartment building, on 29th street in charles village. inside one of the apartments they found a badly decomposing body of a woman. police say it appears she had been dead for one week and her corpse was not alone. >> there was an individual who was inside of the apartment with her. she was taken into custody and questioned. at this point no charges have been brought. >> the woman's body has been sent for an autopsy and police are waiting to determine her cause of death and if charges will be filed. >> reporter: police say they do know who they woman is but are not releasing her identity yet. she's 41 and that apartment was not hers. jessica. >> thank you . commuters in downtown baltimore will have to deal with traffi
CBS
Jul 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
majority of the outages are still in baltimore county. there are 23,000 here in the city and more than 5,000 in howard county. >>> it's going to be another hot and uncomfortable day for those who don't have air-conditioning. taking a live look at a beautiful looking sunny day, but it's also very, very warm. the heat advisory is now in effect. our first warning weather coverage continues with marty bass in the weather center. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. let's go to the current right now bottom line and take a look at temperatures. the heat advisory went into effect at noon through 9:00 today. it's 90 at tv hill. our normal high is 87. that 90 degrees is actually 4 degreece cooler than -- degrees cooler than this time yesterday, which is keeping the heat index a bit down. we're at 93. heat indexes this afternoon may stay below 100 degrees. the advisories or watches we have right now have to do with heat. we have the heat advisory through out maryland's 95 corridor. once you get north of cecil county up towards wilmington, new york, long island, that's where the exte
CBS
Jul 17, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. it took only moments for water to buckle one of baltimore's busiest city streets. sky eye chopper 13 is over the water main break downtown where crews are continuing to make repairs this noon. wjz is live with complete coverage. captain jeff long is in sky eye chopper 13. let's check in with michael shu who's on the ground with more on these repairs. good afternoon. >>reporter: good afternoon. this is the close we've been able to get to. there is the hole. it is enormous. an alfe bet soup of agencies and hired help have determined how tightly woven is the underground utilities underneath this asphalt. it turns out the job is going to be lengthy, costly and huge. before dawn a wounded city lay exposed under harsh lights. if at rush hour monday you looked down at our modern world, you'd see the path and it's haunting us. it's likely, the city says, benjamin harrison was president when the now broken pipe was laid underground. >> this main laid probably 1890. >>reporter: the blanket of asphalt lies creased and folded, deep inside this hole, even bigger holes and voids, a cave formed und
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